Fashionable and functional gym attire is now acceptable street wear and fitness fanatics like to feel stylish during before and after their workout. And while some may still find it baffling that people pay so much for gym leggings that end up drenched in sweat, studies have shown that wearing new gym kit can enhance your performance. 

Dr Jonathan Fader, a sports psychologist, says that when we put on new fitness gear we begin to get into character, similar to an actor putting on a costume; an effect that can result in improved motivation, focus and gains. 

If you want to up your gym game and your style take a look at these top ten leggings on the market at the moment.

GIVENCHY – Black Paris Sport
OFF-WHITE – Stretch Tech Jersey Sport
FENDI – Tech Jersey With Side Bands 
ADIDAS X STELLA MCCARTNEY – Alpha Skin Printed Stretch-Jersey Tank 
VERSACE – Logo-Print Panelled
REEBOK X VICTORIA BECKHAM – Panelled Stretch-Jersey
ADAM SELMAN SPORTS – Crystal-Embellished Stretch-Jersey Leggings 
KORAL ACTIVEWEAR – Frame Jersey Mesh Leggings 
P.E NATION – En Garde Stretch-Jersey
VAARA – Flo Monochrome Stretch-Jersey

If fashion is your thing, check out our post on designer activewear here